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Irrational Judgments

Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, and 1960s New York

An intimate study of the friendship and creative dialogue between two artists, offering an in-depth understanding of their work and the upheavals of 1960s New York

Author Information

Kirsten Swenson is assistant professor of art history, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.


“Kirsten Swenson presents a nuanced argument of the period and the artists, and she places the relationship between LeWitt and Hesse at the center of it.”—Elisabeth Sussman, Whitney Museum of American Art